Historical Events For July - 23
Thursday, 25 May 2017
1838 On July - 23 edouard [Judas] Colonne, composer/violinist
1840 Union Act passed by British Parliament, uniting Upper & Lower Canada on this day in history.
1840 Frantisek Max Knize, composer, dies at 55 on July - 23.
1841 Edward John Armstrong, poet on July - 23.
1844 On this day in history christian Gobrecht, 4th US chief engraver (1840-44), dies in office
1848 On this day in history battle of Custoza-Italian War of Independence, starts
1849 On July - 23 geza Zichy, composer
1850 17th Postmaster General: Nathan K Hall of NY takes office on this day in history.
1851 On July - 23 treaty of Traverse des Sioux signed by Sioux Indians & US
1851 Charles Bannerman, Aussie cricket batsman (1st centurion) on this day in history.
1852 On this day in history the first interment in US National Cemetary at Presidio
1852 On July - 23 1st interment in US National Cemetery at Presidio
1853 William H Gillette, actor (Sherlock Holmes on stage) on this day in history.
1856 On July - 23 arthur H Bird, composer
1857 French [M J Francois] Erens, lawyer/literary (Pursue Years) on July - 23.
1858 Jewish Disabilities Removal Act passed by British Parliament on July - 23.
1861 On this day in history alexander W F Idenburg, gov-gen of Neth Indies (1909-16)
1863 On July - 23 alexandra Park opens in North London
1864 Dr Livingstone, the African missionary, returns to England on July - 23.
1864 On this day in history battle of Woodstock, VA
1865 Friedrich Aereboe, landhuishoudkundige on July - 23.
1866 Cincinnati Baseball club (Red Stockings) forms on July - 23.
1866 On July - 23 francesco Cilea, composer
1866 Thomas Forbes Walmisley, composer, dies at 83 on July - 23.
1870 On this day in history emperor Napoleon III appoints Empress Eugenie as Regent of France
1871 On July - 23 c H F Peters discovers asteroid #114 Kassandra
1874 On this day in history aires de Ornelas e Vasconcelos is appointed the Archbishop of the Portuguese colonial enclave of Goa.
1875 On July - 23 isaac Merritt Singer, inventor (sewing machine), dies at 63
1876 On this day in history william Gillies Whittaker, composer
1877 The first telephone & telegraph line in Hawaii completed on this day in history.
1877 On July - 23 the first US municipal railroad, Cincinnati Southern, begins operations
1877 On July - 23 1st US municipal railroad, Cincinnati Southern, begins operations
1878 On July - 23 miguel Hilarion Eslava y Elizondo, composer, dies at 70
1880 On this day in history the first commercial hydroelectric power planet begins, Grand Rapids, Mich